Community News

Forestville OES to honor Masonic members

FORESTVILLE - The Forestville OES 247 will meet today with a tureen dinner at 6 p.m. and open meeting at 7:30 p.m., during which Masonic members will be honored.On June 12, a public spaghetti dinner will be provided from noon to 4 p.m. with Ruth Kuehn as chairman. Costs are $9 large and $6 ...

DHS Class of 1981 to hold 35th-year reunion

The 35th Reunion of Dunkirk High School Class of 1981 will be held on Saturday, July 2.Activities include a golf outing at noon, a tour of DHS at 3 p.m., and an informal gathering at Rookies on the Lake at 7 p.m. (Cash bar and munchies will be provided.)For more information, check out the ...

Silver Creek’s Class of 1996 planning July reunion

SILVER CREEK - Silver Creek Central School's Class of 1996 will be celebrating its 20-year class reunion on July 9. Anyone who would like information about the event or still needs to RSVP is asked to send an email to SCCS1996@yahoo.com.

Fenton Brown Bag talks presenting ‘Stories Behind the Names’

JAMESTOWN - The Brown Bag Lunch-time Talk on Wednesday, June 8 at noon at the Fenton History Center will feature "Stories Behind the Names." Speaker and local historian Norman Carlson will tell the little known stories behind the unusual names of places in our area. The program is free, ...

NCCC Ladies Auxiliary May Crowning Dinner Wednesday

The Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Ladies Auxiliary will hold its May Crowning Dinner on Wednesday, June 8 at the Clarion Private Banquet Room, 30 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk.Cocktails will be at 6 p.m., with dinner at 6:30. A short meeting will follow. Ladies are encouraged to ...

Vegetarian Society to meet June 8

WESTFIELD - Join the Vegetarian-Vegan Society of Chautauqua County in welcoming vegan royalty, motivational speaker Anne Dinshah, on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the YWCA, 58 S. Portage St., Westfield. Dinshah will speak on the topic "Dynamic Harmless-ness for Today's World." Dynamic Harmlessness ...

Chadwick Bay Chapters of NYS Women installs officers

Chadwick Bay Chapters of NYS Women Inc. recently met at Shorewood Country Club for dinner and installation of 2016-2017 officers. Renee Cerullo, current president of NYS Women Inc., presided over the installation of officers. Connie Wojcinski was installed as president, Tanya Tramuta as first ...

Do you remember?

The M. Wile Dunkirk plant was located on East Chestnut Street, now the site of a Resource Center facility. The M. Wile plant in Dunkirk made pants and vests for fine, tailored suits under the labels of Johnny Carson, Pierrre Cardin, Yves St. Laurent and others. At one time, the plant employed ...

Available for adoption

Adopt; don't shop! These shelter dogs will give you forever love, and be forever grateful that you rescued them. Call NCCR, LHS or WSCR to meet these fuzzy wonders!

Drifters cruise nights beginning

DERBY - The Drifters Car Club will be holding cruise nights every Thursday in a new location this summer. They will be gathering at the American Legion Post 928, 7353 Erie Road (Route 5) in Derby through Sept. 29 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. There will be food, a bar, 50/50s and entertainment.In ...

“Whatever happened to…?”

CASSADAGA - Recently, the Chautauqua County Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution met for a fellowship lunch at the Cassadaga Country Club, Frisbee Road, Cassadaga.The color guard unit marched in the Gerry Memorial Day Parade on May 29 and the Panama Memorial Day Parade on May 30.Larry ...

City to celebrate historic neighborhood

Seven years ago the Academy Heights Neighborhood group was organized, taking its name and logo from an early and proud landmark, the Dunkirk Academy. This neighborhood group recently won a Community Pride grant from the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation to celebrate the historic ...

Sunset Yoga to begin at the Dunkirk Lighthouse

Summer is right around the corner and one of the area's most spectacular attractions is the beautiful Lake Erie sunset. This summer, the Dunkirk Lighthouse will be featuring a Sunset Yoga series, in which yogis of all experience levels will be guided through an hour-long Vinyasa-style practice ...

John T. Murray Post 1017 Auxiliary meets Saturday

The Auxiliary of the John T. Murray Post 1017 recently met. Installation of officers were held with Past County President Michelle Piglowski being the installing officer. A luncheon was held after the meeting.Upcoming events were discussed, including the Department convention June 8 to 12 in ...

Chautauqua District Order of the Eastern Star meets

Submitted PhotosOn May 22 the Chautauqua District Order of the Eastern Star hosted NYS OES Grand Matron Jacqueline A. Howlett and Grand Patron Nathan R. Herendeen and their Staff of Grand Officers at the Firehouse on the Lake, Jackson Street, Silver Creek. Above: Associate Grand Conductress ...

Senior news

Collins 50 Plus SeniorsActivities for the week of June 5 to 11Sunday: Pickle Ball with Lois at 6:30 p.m., Painter Center gym. (free)Tuesday: Active Senior Aerobics with Kim at 9 a.m., Painter Center gym. (small fee for this class)Wednesday: Quilting with Florence at 10:30 a.m., Collins Library ...

Stockton two-year-old giving back to hospital

STOCKTON - Two-year-old Zoey Collins competed in a New York State level beauty pageant after entering and winning a local one held at the Boulevard Mall in February. On May 21, winners of local pageants held all over New York state were invited to compete for the title of Sunburst Miss New York ...

Girl Scout Troop 20069 wins nationwide ‘Bling Your Booth’ contest

SILVER CREEK - Girl Scouts of Western New York Chautauqua Girl Scout Troop 20069 recently won the nationwide 2016 Bling Your Booth contest. Girl Scouts of the USA chose 25 winning troops out of hundreds of entries in a contest featuring Girl Scout cookie booths decorated creatively to sell ...